Childe Hassam art links 


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Childe Hassam: French Tea Garden, 1910
Photograph by Flickr user "kaldari", Creative Commons licensed


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Childe Hassam

[American Impressionist Painter, 1859-1935]

• Also known as:  Frederick Childe Hassam
• Relationships: Studied under Gustave Boulanger and Jules-Joseph Lefebvre.
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    Childe Hassam Works Online    
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 N.B. For the sake of readability, we have organized external links into these different tabs: 
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteChilde Hassam at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteChilde Hassam at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Fifth Avenue Nocturne, 1895

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
2 works from the Horowitz Collection

Notable SiteNelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri
The Sonata, 1893 (Zoom)

Notable SiteChilde Hassam at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
2 works online

Notable SiteWetmore Print Collection at Connecticut College
Great reproductions of 8 prints

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Amon Carter Museum, Texas
Flags on the Waldorf

Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe
Laurel in the Ledges, 1906

Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, New York   NEW!
Provincetown, 1900

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
5 works online

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Red Cross Nurse, lithograph, 1918

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Joseph Pennell, lithograph, 1917

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cedarhurst Center For The Arts, Mt. Vernon, Illinois
The Writing Desk, etching, 1915 (see image 7)

Cedarhurst Center For The Arts, Mt. Vernon, Illinois
The Garden Table, 1910 (scroll right to image 22)

Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Quite a few works online

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
The Prints of Childe Hassam, an American Impressionist

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Au Grand Prix de Paris, 1887
The New York Window, 1912

Crocker Art Museum, California
An Outdoor Portrait of Miss Weir, 1909

Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville, Florida
Afternoon in Pont-Aven, Brittany, 1897

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Many works online

Dayton Art Institute, Ohio
Early Morning Calm, 1901

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C.
Gloucester Harbor

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
Sundown on the Dunes, Provincetown, 1900

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
Union Square in Spring, 1900

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Connecticut

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Tree Landscape

Frye Art Museum, Seattle
Parc Monceau, Paris, 1897
(works are shown alphabetically by artist; scroll down to line 15)

Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
French Tea Garden, 1910

Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls, New York
Geraniums, 1888-89

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Rocks and Sea, Isles of Shoals

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
April Showers, Champs Elysees, Paris, 1888
Port Manec, Brittany, 1897

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Nude, Appledore, Isle of Shoals, 1913

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

Maryland State Archives

Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Many works online

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
Isles of Shoals, 1899

Museum of the City of New York
Rainy Late Afternoon, Union Square, 1890

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
The Jewel Box, Old Lyme, 1906

New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut
Le Jour

New-York Historical Society
Flags on 57th Street, Winter 1918, 1918

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
Gloucester Harbor, ca.1899

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Portrait of Edith Blaney

Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York
Church at Old Lyme, 1906

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Portland Museum of Art, Maine

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Giant Magnolias, 1904

Richmond Art Museum, Indiana
Head: Portrait of a Lady

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, California

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Fifth Avenue, April Morning 1917

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts

Southern Alleghenies Museum, Pennsylvania

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
Hay Barn, 1920

Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia
(Click on the artwork title, not the thumbnail, to enlarge the image)

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago   NEW!
11 works online (click "Artwork by This Artist" to see the complete list)

The Huntington Library, California

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
Gloucester, 1899

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
(Click the "American 1700-1900" category, then see the work in the second row of thumbnails)

Tweed Museum of Art at the University of Minnesota, Duluth
Public Common, Woodstock, New York

University of Kentucky Art Museum
Street Corner with Carriage and Crowd, 1888

Virtual Museum of Canada
The South Ledges, Appledore, 1913

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Connecticut

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
6 works online

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
The Breakfast Room, Winter Morning, 1911

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteChilde Hassam at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteChilde Hassam at The Artchive

Notable SiteChilde Hassam at The Athenaeum
Numerous works online

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bert Christensen's Cyberspace Home

California State University WorldImages Database

Childe Hassam at CGFA

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

The History Project at U.C. Davis

USC Annenberg School for Communication

Additional Image Search Tools:
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           Flickr: "Childe Hassam"   
Google Images: "Childe Hassam"   
Bing Images: "Childe Hassam"   
Miscellaneous Sites:
Art Museum Image Consortium
The South Ledges, Appledore

The Fine Arts Conservancy, Florida
Interesting before-and-after examples of artwork restorations
New York Snow Storm

The Fine Arts Conservancy, Florida
Interesting before-and-after examples of artwork restorations
New York Winter

The Running Horse
Grand Prix Day, 1887

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Childe Hassam  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
The South Window, 1916

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
several works by Childe Hassam online

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
White House, Gloucester, 1895

Resource Library Magazine
Bowl of Goldfish, 1912

Resource Library Magazine
Impressionism in Print: Etching and Lithography by Childe Hassam

Resource Library Magazine
Childe Hassam in the Crocker Art Museum Collection

Resource Library Magazine
On the Lakefront Promenade, Columbian World Exposition, 1893

Resource Library Magazine
County Fair, New England, 1890

The New York Observer
"Met Shows the Flags Of Childe Hassam-And Great Deal More", article by Hilton Kramer

The New Yorker
"Frederick Childe Hassam retrospective at the Met", 2004 review by Peter Schjeldahl

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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Childe Hassam: An Island Garden Revisited

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Childe Hassam

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Childe Hassam: Impressionist

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Childe Hassam: American Impressionist


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